Crystal’s Oldest Business – Market Tire Co. – Changes Ownership

TGK Automotive Purchases 51-Year-Old Auto Repair Center from Moberg Brothers


CRYSTAL, MN–The oldest business in Crystal is changing ownership. Matt and Pete Moberg, owners of Market Tire Co., recently announced that they will be retiring and have sold the shop to TGK Automotive, which has auto repair centers in Maplewood and Hugo. Market Tire Co. opened in Crystal in 1964 and has been in their currentlocation on 54th and West Broadway since 1975. The auto repair shop has been owned by the Moberg family for all 51 years it’s been in Crystal.


“After many years of running Market Tire Co., we’ve decided to retire so that we can spend more time with our families,” says Pete Moberg.“We’re sad about leaving the business after several decades of providing high-quality, personalized tire and vehicle repair to our other family – our clients. But we are excited about the team who will be taking over the business – Troy Kaplan and Eric Schmittdielof TGK Automotive.”


TGK Automotive has two full-service auto repair shops in Maplewood and Hugo and have been in the auto repair business for nearly 20 years. According to Eric Schmittdiel, who will be managing the location on a daily basis, TGK Automotive will be adding additional enhancements and services to the shop, so customers get all of their vehicle repair needs handled in one location.


“We think our customers will find the folks from TGK Automotive have the same approach that we’ve brought to our work for decades and has helped us be successful,” notes Matt Moberg. “They believe in maintaining the highest level of repair and service at a fair price and are devoted to customer satisfaction.”


TGK Automotive employs highly-skilled ASE service technicians and continues to provide ongoing training so they can stay on top of the latest in the automotive world. Their slogan is “We Want to Earn Your Business By Earning Your Trust.”


Market Tire Co. is located at 5337 Edgewood Avenue North in Crystal. They can be reached at (763) 535-1716.